Gifts That Give Back
A few things the editors of O Magazine think are just great.
O, The Oprah Magazine |
October 29, 2010
Pamper yourself with a pair of soft moccasins made of luxurious suede.50 percent of proceeds goes to the Young Survival Coalition
$125 | jacqueslevine.com
This 14kt-gold-plated pendant is inspired by the Latin words cura femina, or "care of woman," and is meant to symbolize female strength. Ten percent of proceeds benefit Women for Women International.
$85 | Sissyyatesdesigns.com
Vibrant pink trim brightens up a sporty watch by the Avon Foundation for Women.100 percent of net proceeds goes to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade
$20 | avonfoundation.org
"Build a family heirloom by collecting these timeless trinkets, from pacifier to ducky, designed to represent every stage of babyhood. But it gets better—25 percent of the profits benefits children's charities, making this the perfect gift for all mothers." — Oprah
$40 to $300 for charms, $30 to $180 for chains | cocoacrayon.com
If you've had brownie-studded Ben and Jerry's ice cream, you've tasted Greyston Bakery's fudge treats. But did you know the bakery, which provides jobs to the disadvantaged, sells its decadent Do-Goodie brownies at retail and gives the profits to charity?
$25 for 8-piece gift box | GreystonBakery.com
NASA helped create this solar-powered flashlight to provide an energy-efficient substitute for kerosene lamps in the developing world. The really clever idea? When you buy one at full price, you can donate a second one (for just $20) to individuals in places like Uganda, Gaza, and Madagascar.
$39 each, or $28 to buy one/give one | BoGoLight.com
"Warning: Once you try these weightless slip-ons, you'll never go back to stilettos. And, best of all, every purchase guarantees that a pair is donated to needy children around the world." — Oprah
Starting at $48 | TomsShoes.com
$198 | ElizabethCotton.com
A vintage-inspired Playforever toy airplane will take young imaginations up, up, and away.20 percent of sales goes to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
$64 | Wayfair.com
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